“Game of Thrones” actor Peter Dinklage is nominated as Best Supporting Actor in a drama series for the 68th Emmy Awards.
Peter Dinklage, who has been awarded with the same title in 2011 and 2015, will compete against co-star Kit Harrington. This year is the first time Kit Harringont received a nomination for his role as Jon Snow, which Goldderby hints as an advantage on his part.
Peter Dinklage is also competing against Jonathan Banks of “Better Call Saul,” Michael Kelly of “House of Cards,” Ben Mendelsohn of “Bloodline,” and Jon Voight of “Ray Donovan.”
Peter Dinklage, who plays as Tyrion Lannister, has submitted the episode “No One” for the Emmy awards.
In his episode entry, Tyrion and Varys, played by Conleth Hill, were walking in Meereen market, as they were discussing hiring priestesses for peace and order.
Then, Tyrion had a merry making with Missandei and Grey Worm when slave masters suddenly attacked the city. Danaerys, played by Emilia Clare, meanwhile entered the chaos and fixed it with her dragon in tow.
Last year, Peter Dinklage won the Gold Derby TV Award for Best Drama Supporting Actor, IMDB said.
In the Golden Globe 2012, he won the award Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for his role. He also bagged the Best Supporting Actor in the Scream Awards in 2011.
Peter Dinklage rose to fame after his role in “The Station Agent” in 2003. He then bagged roles for “Elf,” “The Chronicles of Narnia,” and “X-Men: Days of the Future Past.”
Aside from the category, “Game of Thrones” is also nominated in 22 other categories. Last year, Emilia Clarke won the Best Supporting Actress for Drama.